Rainer Wirth
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Herbivory of leaf-cutting ants: a case study on Atta colombica in the tropical rainforest of Panama
R Wirth, H Herz, RJ Ryel, W Beyschlag, B Hölldobler
Springer Science & Business Media, 2002
Candicidin-producing Streptomyces support leaf-cutting ants to protect their fungus garden against the pathogenic fungus Escovopsis
S Haeder, R Wirth, H Herz, D Spiteller
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (12), 4742-4746, 2009
Parasites dominate hyperdiverse soil protist communities in Neotropical rainforests
F Mahé, C de Vargas, D Bass, L Czech, A Stamatakis, E Lara, D Singer, ...
Nature ecology & evolution 1 (4), 0091, 2017
Plant herbivore interactions at the forest edge
R Wirth, ST Meyer, IR Leal, M Tabarelli
Progress in botany, 423-448, 2008
Chemical basis of the synergism and antagonism in microbial communities in the nests of leaf-cutting ants
I Schoenian, M Spiteller, M Ghaste, R Wirth, H Herz, D Spiteller
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (5), 1955-1960, 2011
Seed dispersal by ants in the semi-arid Caatinga of north-east Brazil
IR Leal, R Wirth, M Tabarelli
Annals of botany 99 (5), 885-894, 2007
Cutting more from cut forests: edge effects on foraging and herbivory of leaf‐cutting ants in Brazil
P Urbas, MV Araújo Jr, IR Leal, R Wirth
Biotropica 39 (4), 489-495, 2007
The multiple impacts of leaf‐cutting ants and their novel ecological role in human‐modified neotropical forests
IR Leal, R Wirth, M Tabarelli
Biotropica 46 (5), 516-528, 2014
Increasing densities of leaf-cutting ants (Atta spp.) with proximity to the edge in a Brazilian Atlantic forest
R Wirth, ST Meyer, WR Almeida, MV Araújo, VS Barbosa, IR Leal
Journal of Tropical Ecology 23 (4), 501-505, 2007
Spatial and temporal variability of canopy structure in a tropical moist forest
R Wirth, B Weber, RJ Ryel
Acta Oecologica 22 (5-6), 235-244, 2001
Spatio-temporal permanence and plasticity of foraging trails in young and mature leaf-cutting ant colonies (Atta spp.)
C Kost, EG De Oliveira, TA Knoch, R Wirth
Journal of tropical ecology 21 (6), 677-688, 2005
Non-specific association between filamentous bacteria and fungus-growing ants
C Kost, T Lakatos, I Böttcher, WR Arendholz, M Redenbach, R Wirth
Naturwissenschaften 94, 821-828, 2007
Ecosystem engineering by leaf-cutting ants: nests of Atta cephalotes drastically alter forest structure and microclimate.
ST Meyer, IR Leal, M Tabarelli, R Wirth
Ecological entomology 36 (1), 2011
How leaf-cutting ants impact forests: drastic nest effects on light environment and plant assemblages
MM Corręa, PSD Silva, R Wirth, M Tabarelli, IR Leal
Oecologia 162, 103-115, 2010
Annual foraging of the leaf-cutting ant Atta colombica in a semideciduous rain forest in Panama
R Wirth, W Beyschlag, RJ Ryel, B Hölldobler
Journal of Tropical Ecology 13 (5), 741-757, 1997
Leaf‐cutting ants as ecosystem engineers: topsoil and litter perturbations around Atta cephalotes nests reduce nutrient availability
ST Meyer, M Neubauer, EJ Sayer, IR Leal, M Tabarelli, R Wirth
Ecological Entomology 38 (5), 497-504, 2013
Dispersal of Miconia argentea seeds by the leaf-cutting ant Atta colombica
JW Dalling, R Wirth
Journal of Tropical Ecology 14 (5), 705-710, 1998
Selecting the drought stressed: Effects of plant stress on intraspecific and within-plant herbivory atterns of the Leaf-Cutting Ant Atta colombica
ST Meyer, F Roces, R Wirth
Functional Ecology, 973-981, 2006
Persisting Hyper‐abundance of Leaf‐cutting Ants (Atta spp.) at the Edge of an Old Atlantic Forest Fragment
ST Meyer, IR Leal, R Wirth
Biotropica 41 (6), 711-716, 2009
Biogeography of mutualistic fungi cultivated by leafcutter ants
UG Mueller, HD Ishak, SM Bruschi, CC Smith, JJ Herman, SE Solomon, ...
Molecular ecology 26 (24), 6921-6937, 2017
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